原文标题：Japan summons envoy to China over island spat
BEIJING: Japan’s ambassador to China Uichiro Niwa left Beijing for Tokyo to discuss the rising acrimony between the two countries over the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea. Tokyo is also angry over some remarks made by the ambassador, which run contrary to his government’s official position on the dispute.
Niwa caused a political storm in Japan when he said in an interview to the Financial Times in June that Tokyo’s moves to “nationalize” the islands would lead to an “extremely grave crisis.” He was responding to the Japanese government’s move to buy the islands, which is at present owned by a local businessman.
On returning to Tokyo, Japanese foreign minister Koichiro Gemba instructed Niwa to properly explain Japan’s stance to China over the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, following recent intrusions by Chinese vessels into Japanese waters in the area, according to Japan’s Kyodo news agency.
“We’ll send him back to Beijing soon after he finishes his job,” Gemba said. Japan is disturbed by the increased movement of the Chinese navy on the East China Sea, and what it regards as intrusions in the Japanese territory.
The tussle between China and Japan intensified in recent weeks after the Japanese government said it would buy the island. The Chinese foreign ministry reacted sharply saying Tokyo has no business to do so because it is owned by China.
ABHAY (WASTE OF TIME)
Both look alike but think differently and act differently,
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Deepak (USA) 11 hrs ago
China has territorial disputes with every country in her vicinity.
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enuff Warz (USA) replies to Deepak
No it is India has territorial disputes with every nation around it, even with nations without territory like Sri Lanka, because you are troublemakers,
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maxp (blore) replies to enuff Warz
@enuff unlike USA we havent fought a losing war..look wat u selfish junks has done to nations like afghan and iraq..u dumbasses cant evn imagine to fight nations like Russia or China..50 states in US would REST IN PEACE!
john (US) replies to enuff Warz 4 hrs ago
You are a joker. you first said India has territorial disputes with Sri Lanka. Then contradicts it by saying Sri Lanka doesn’t have borders. China is like the proverbial octopus, a tentacle here and a tentacle there.
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raj (UK) replies to Deepak 8 hrs ago
How many nations that are neighbourring with China? 13? On land, ONLY India has unsettled border with China. You can check it out to see if it is true..
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rajiv (del) replies to raj 3 hrs ago
Bewakoof…CHina has disputes with Tibbet, India, Phillipines, Japan. There may be more but these are world known except for some jokers like u
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k.madhukar (bangalore) replies to raj 7 hrs ago
That is because they follow some Confucian garbage “hide your strength and bide your time”.At the appropriate time, they will raise land disputes with other nations also.They once did that with Soviet Russia and were beaten black and blue.
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puneet (pune) 10 hrs ago
dont be too sure about Japan, Japanese are know for their shrewd and cunning minds. They look and act very innocent but their minds are crooked. I have worked with Japanese and lived in that country for some time so i know.
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bikash (sagamihara) replies to puneet 3 hrs ago
i live in japan and they r nothing like what u r portraying here…what they did during colonial time was a crime but at present they r a peaceful nation who helps many poor nation without trying to show-off like US & UK does..most probably u r lying bcoz whoever i met in japan from other nation everybody praises their culture and tradition..i m here for quite sometime but still did’nt learned japanese yet never faced a situation where i found myself helpless….u r an imposter
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puneet replies to bikash 3 hrs ago
bikash, i didnt ask for your comments or feedback but am basing my comments on my own experience in Japan. You seem to be the biggest idiot i have come across so far and are obviously living in denial. I am sure the japs dont even look at you because of your idiotic nature. You have not learnt japanese because its a tough langauge,, for your information i can read , write and speak japanese fluently and i know these people better than you do so keep your bikashish mouth shut and keep living your miserable life under pretext of being happy.
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Tulsi (Osaka) 9 hrs ago
China was never interested in these islets. However when they came to know that there are vast oil reserves below the sea they started claiming these tiny islands as their own just 10 years ago. They have territorial disputes with almost all of their neighbours. Phillpines, Vietnam, Cambodia, India and Japan. They do not want to take this issue to international court as they know that they do not have any evidence to prove their claim.
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Hope that there is not another conflict.
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Goat fkg Mohammed (Kangress hate camp)
Indians support japanese. China should restrain itself.
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Hameed Azar (India)
China is taking undue advantage over so many countrie,time for UN to intervene
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Raj (India) 5 hrs ago
Seems like so much money already invested on defense and weapons, China gets a itch to start a war.
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Truth teller (USA) 3 hrs ago
Actually Japan has island disputes with all its neighboring countries, including Korea (South North), Russia, China (Mainland Taiwan) after the WW2. Before the war, Japan had disputes with the USA, which N-bombed the Japanese into peace, which settled all the disputes. Japan is now itchy for another N-peace.
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Time for some big nation to stand up and question China for their adrocity..
good diplomatic step of japan
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Dinesh Prabhakar (delhi)
Now it is turn of Japan to bear the brunt of China! Why China is doing this to all its good neighbors? Really difficult to understand! Seems japan has taken a right step for its own interest!
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Simon Lee (UK)
Like Vietnam And the Philipines, Japan is just another pawn of America’s “pivot to Asia” policy. Japan is under the US control since World war two with thousands of US troops still stations in many of its islands.
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Pi (Us) replies to Simon Lee 23 hrs ago
UK is also an ally of USA ( just like Japan, s Korea, Australia, Europe and many nations)
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AsiaUnited replies to Pi 23 hrs ago
Being a US ally means you follow US policy. Any policies include invasions of Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya or any countries the USA does not like.
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This ambassador is a business man, not a diplomat, who had been working for a long time at a general trading company. Therefore he thinks everything from the viewpoint of money, not from the broad and futuristic perspective.
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Badabing (USA) replies to Yasu
Yasuck, if this is not about money, what is it about then? Wasabi? Niwa was appointed to his post because of his business acumen; China is Japan’s largest trading partner so a savvy businessman is most suitable. Futuristic perspective? Japan has territorial disputes with Russia, South & North Korea, China, Taiwan & has mired in a stagnate economy so you better tread gingerly or you will be in a heap of gaga. Also, Japan is not a sovereign country, we have 25,000 soldiers on your soil in more than 40 military bases & you will do everything that Uncle Sam tells you to do. Everything, no exceptions, we say & you do as you are told. As for your own futuristic perspective, I do see a Barukumin DNA upgrade in your family.
Mad Madrasi (Chennai)
Middle Kingdom wants to be middle of everywhere.
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right time for india and russia and america to follow suit. Loha garam hain hatoda maro.
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India should carefully watch how other countries are dealing with their territorial claim against China.
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India should take more stringent stance against china.
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India should stay out of these problems and instead focus on Arunachal Pradesh
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